Attempts to rescue 21 Chinese workers from a gold mine have been complicated by a massive blockage that has delayed drilling efforts. Photo: Reuters Attempts to rescue 21 Chinese workers from a gold mine have been complicated by a massive blockage that has delayed drilling efforts. Photo: Reuters
Attempts to rescue 21 Chinese workers from a gold mine have been complicated by a massive blockage that has delayed drilling efforts. Photo: Reuters
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China gold mine blast: rescue of 21 people trapped will take at least two more weeks, official says

  • Obstacles are ‘just too huge, which means we need a least another 15 days or even more to reach the miners’, according to deputy head of the local publicity department
  • Blast at the Hushan mine in Shandong province sealed 22 workers hundreds of metres underground on January 10

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Attempts to rescue 21 Chinese workers from a gold mine have been complicated by a massive blockage that has delayed drilling efforts. Photo: Reuters Attempts to rescue 21 Chinese workers from a gold mine have been complicated by a massive blockage that has delayed drilling efforts. Photo: Reuters
Attempts to rescue 21 Chinese workers from a gold mine have been complicated by a massive blockage that has delayed drilling efforts. Photo: Reuters
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